Nigeria’s Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari has died of COVID-19 on Friday.
His demise was announced on Saturday morning by the Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
“The deceased had tested positive for the ravaging COVID-19, and had been receiving treatment,” Shehu said.
The late Chief of Staff was suspected to have contracted the virus shortly after his return from an official trip to Germany in March. Read more